Lake Taghkanic State Park

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Lake Taghkanic State Park is a 1,569-acre (6.35 km2) state park located in the southern part of Columbia County, New York in the USA.[1] The park is on the town line between the towns of Gallatin and Taghkanic, and is adjacent to the Taconic State Parkway. The land was donated to the state in 1929, provided that the lake's name was changed from "Charlotte" to "Taghkanic".[citation needed]

Lake Taghkanic State Park has tent and trailer campsites, cabins and cottages, two beaches, picnic areas, boat launch sites, rowboat, paddleboat and kayak rentals, playgrounds, sports fields, a rentable pavilion, a recreation hall, and showers. The park also offers hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, hunting, cross-country ski and snowmobile trails, ice skating, and ice fishing.

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  1. ^ "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 673. Retrieved February 26, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 42°05′29″N 73°42′30″W / 42.09139°N 73.70833°W / 42.09139; -73.70833